Research Associate Position Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar


Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology,
Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India invites applications from Indian Nationals to join in
the following position in Wellcome-DBT India Alliances project.

Name of position: Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow
Project involves working on innate immunity, inflammation, viruses, autophagy, drug targeting, and cancer
Principal Investigator: Santosh Chauhan, PhD, Scientist-E, ILS, Bhubaneswar
Fellowship: Rs. 47,000/- + @ 16% HRA
Eligibility and Selection:
Ph. D. in Life Sciences. Experience in mammalian cell culture, molecular biology and cell biology techniques
are required. Having at least one first author publication in peer-reviewed journal of high repute in above subject
areas is required. Candidates having experience in working on mice will be given preference (not mandatory).
Candidates who have submitted Ph.D. thesis and are waiting for viva voce may also apply. For such candidates,
fellowship amount will be that of an SRF until he/she defends Ph.D. thesis.

Selection will be carried out through application screening, followed by an interview process.
Please visit PI website at and read papers (Jena et al., 2018, EMBO J and Mehto
et al., 2019, Molecular Cell) for details of work area.

Interested/eligible candidates may download application form from the institute website ( and
apply along with self-attested copies of mark sheets and certificates, as well as copies of publications
and Ph.D. thesis synopsis to the “Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023.”
Super-scribe the envelope with “Application for the position of Research Associate-Wellcome/DBT”. Please
send a copy of CV to by email for proper consideration followed by the
hard copy of application. Initial appointment will be for one year. No TA/DA will be paid for attending the
interview. The decision of the institute Director regarding selection of candidates will be final and no further
correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

1. Last date for receiving application: 30th December, 2019
2. Date of display of shortlisted candidates: 5th January, 2020
3. Date & time of interview: 20th January, 2020, 10.00 AM

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